Citywide shooting doubled last week compared to the same period last year, according to police sources.
From last Monday to midnight Sunday, there were 63 shootings, with a total of 85 victims shot, sources said.
During the same period last year, there were 26 shootings, the sources said.
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However, the killings decreased last week compared to the same time last year. Six people were killed last week, compared to nine shooting deaths last year, the sources said.
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Last week's wave of shootings included a bloody 12-hour spree from Saturday to Sunday where 11 people were shot in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens and Manhattan.
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